Campaigns

Dosta! Enough! Go beyond prejudice, meet the Roma!

Dosta Campaign 

Dosta! is a Council of Europe awareness raising campaign aimed at combating stereotypes and prejudices towards Roma. It was launched in several CoE member states in the framework of co-financed Council of Europe/European Union joint programmes.

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No Hate Speech Movement - Online youth campaign

Hate speeches Campaign 

Young People Combating Hate Speech Online is a project being run by the Council of Europeís youth sector between 2012 and 2014. It aims to combat racism and discrimination, as expressed online as hate speech, by mobilizing young people and youth organisations to recognise and act against such human rights violations.

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ONE in FIVE: The Council of Europe Campaign to stop sexual violence against children

ONE in FIVE Campaign 

Available data suggest that about 1 in 5 children in Europe are victims of some form of sexual violence. It is estimated that in 70% to 85% of cases, the abuser is somebody the child knows and trusts. Child sexual violence can take many forms: sexual abuse within the family circle, child pornography and prostitution, corruption, solicitation via Internet and sexual assault by peers.

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Raise your hand against smacking!

Raise your hand against smacking Campaign 

This is a Council of Europe campaign against corporal punishment of children. Corporal punishment is the most widespread form of violence against children and is a violation of their human rights. Ineffective as a means of discipline, it conveys the wrong message and can cause serious physical and mental harm. The Council of Europe is challenging corporal punishment by campaigning for its total abolition and by promoting positive, non-violence parenting in its 47 member states.

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The underwear rule

The underwear rule Campaign 

The Underwear Rule is a simple guide to help parents explain to children where others should not try to touch them, how to react and where to seek help. What is The Underwear Rule? Itís simple: a child should not be touched by others on parts of the body usually covered by their underwear. And they should not touch others in those areas.

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"I have rights, you have rights, he/she has rights ..." - Discover children's rights !

Discover children's rights !  

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the 60th Anniversary of the Council of Europe, the Council of Europe has developed some exciting new materials that will enable children to discover their rights in an understandable and enjoyable way. The materials are designed to be used in awareness raising activities in the school and any other places visited by children and/or parents (health centres, social services, sports and cultural centres, etc).

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